Son Stefan and Daughter Tara Give Priceless Reactions After Novak Djokovic Reaches Final of Serbian Open

Published 04/23/2022, 4:03 PM EDT
Tennis – ATP 500 – Dubai Tennis Championships – The Dubai Duty Free Tennis Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates – February 23, 2022 Serbia’s Novak Djokovic celebrates winning his second round match against Russia’s Karen Khachanov REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

20-time Grand Slam winner, Novak Djokovic has been on a roll at the Serbian Open. After a shock first-round exit at the Monte Carlo Masters last week, Djokovic is finally returning to the level we’re so used to witnessing. In the semi-final at the Serbian Open, he triumphed over the Russian, Karen Khachanov, in three sets, securing his third come-from-behind victory this week in Belgrade. Incidentally, his entire family came to support him during the match. Especially his son Stefan, who was constantly cheering for his father from the stadium. 

Stefan and Tara came to support Novak Djokovic at the Serbian Open

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In the semifinal of the Serbian Open, the home hope, Novak Djokovic received massive support from the crowd. After going down in the first set, the crowd helped the Serb a lot in terms of motivating him. Meanwhile, his whole family, including his mother, wife, wife, son, and daughter, came to cheer for him. 

From the stadium, Novak’s son, Stefan, and daughter, Tara, cheered for him with a true passion as he struck backhand and forehand winners. His wife, Jelena, looked really happy after her husband’s tremendous comeback.

Djokovic will have to battle hard in the final 

World No.1, Novak Djokovic beat the hard-hitting Russian, Khachanov in three sets. After losing the opening set by 4-6, Djokovic bounced back with some scintillating tennis to win the next two sets and subsequently the match 4-6,6-1,6-2 in almost two hours. In the other semi-final, Andrey Rublev dominated Fabio Fognini 6-2, 6-2 to reach the final of the Serbian Open. 

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Tennis – ATP Masters 1000 – Monte Carlo Masters – Monte-Carlo Country Club, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France – April 12, 2022 Serbia’s Novak Djokovic during his second round match against Spain’s Alejandro Davidovich Fokina REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Speaking about playing Novak in the final, Rublev promised to give a tough fight on Djokovic’s home soil. In their only clash so far on the ATP tour, Djokovic comfortably beat Rublev at Nitto ATP Finals in 2021. However, this season, Rublev has shown some great form and consistency. 

Meanwhile, the Serb needs to win this tournament to get some confidence back for the French Open. Previously, he won this tournament two times.

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Debkinkar Maity

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Debkinkar Maity is a Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. His desire to become a sports journalist inspired him to take up a degree in journalism and mass communication, and he hasn't looked back ever since. Following the sport for over a decade now, Debkinkar has an ardent love for Roger Federer.

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